Russian-Ukraine conflict won't hit India tourism: Tourism Minister Shripad Yesso Naik

The ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine may not have much effect on tourists coming from those countries, union Tourism Minister Shripad Yesso Naik said here Sunday.

Tourism minister wants to control pub culture

Pub culture will not be promoted and must be controlled because it often leads to "unwanted things", Union Minister of State for Tourism (independent charge) Shripad Naik said Saturday.

Goa tourism minister says no to offshore casinos

In what can spell further trouble for the offshore casino industry in Goa, Union Minister for Tourism (independent charge) Sripad Naik has said "he is against the offshore casinos".

Goa has wish list for `its own` union tourism minister

Struggling to stop Kerala, Sri Lanka and Thailand from weaning away tourists from Goa - one of India`s best known beach tourism destinations - the tourism industry here has readied a wish list for Shripad Naik, the new union tourism minister and a Goa MP.

Brazil steps up tourism offensive as Cup looms

A month away from hosting the World Cup, Brazil on Monday launched a new international tourism campaign designed to reach more than a billion people, insisting expected anti-Cup protests will not spoil the show.

Hope 2014 brings better tourist season in J&K: Mir

Asking people to contribute towards the promotion of tourism industry of the state for improving economic conditions, Tourism Minister GA Mir today hoped that year 2014 will have a better tourist season.

Tourism Minister Chiranjeevi to visit Spain

India and Spain share similarities in their tourism products with both the countries being looked upon as cultural destinations.

Chiranjeevi welcomes visa relaxation decision

Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi on Tuesday welcomed the decision of the Home Ministry relaxing tourist visa rules, saying a long-pending demand of the travel industry has been addressed.

Chiranjeevi- The star who returns with a bang as mantri

After spending nearly two years in political hibernation, Actor-turned politician Chiranjeevi with 148 films under his belt returns with a bang in the megastar`s biggest role yet as a Tourism minister.

Arunachal urges Centre for tourism development

Arunachal Pradesh has urged the Centre for development of tourism in the state, particularly in the area of infrastructure, capacity building and marketing.

India for concerted efforts to promote tourism in SAARC region

India today underlined the need for jointly exploring ways to promote tourism in SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) countries, whose growth potential have not yet been fully utilised.

Rs 4.63 crore sanction for tourism projects

The projects included the beautification of the home of legendary Malayalam poet Kumaran Asan at Kayikkara.

West Bengal Tourism Minister`s car attacked

West Bengal Tourism Minister Rachpal Singh`s vehicle was attacked while he was going for a programme Sunday in Hooghly`s Haripal.

J&K: Tourism Minister`s son arrested

The son of Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Minister was on Saturday arrested by police after he and his friend allegedly thrash a shopkeeper.

Brazil`s tourism min quits amid corruption charges

Brazil`s tourism minister, Pedro Novais, resigned on Wednesday after a newspaper published new allegations that he misused public funds.

Blast rips Mumbai, Minister enjoys fashion show!

“We should continue doing whatever we are doing”, said India’s Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay yesterday, while the financial capital of India reeled under a terror jolt yet again and the Minister brazenly attended a fashion show in the capital.

West Bengal minister accused of violating poll code

West Bengal Tourism Minister Manab Mukherjee is under the scanner for violating the model code of conduct enforced after the announcement of assembly polls, an election official said on Friday.

Nilkant Halarnkar named Goa Tourism Minister

The Tourism, Housing and Port
Administration portfolios, earlier handled by Fransisco Mickey
Pacheco who is on a run after the death of his woman friend,
has been allotted to NCP MLA Nilkant Halarnkar.

Goa woman death case: Court rejects Monteiro`s anticipatory bail

The anticipatory bail of Lyndon Monteiro, Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to former Goa Tourism Minister Fransisco Pacheco, was Wednesday rejected by a local
court.

Woman death case: Ex-Goa minister applies for anticipatory bail

Days after he was quizzed by police
in connection with the death of his "close" female friend,
former Goa tourism minister Fransisco Pacheco Tuesday applied
for anticipatory bail.